Boundaries of Our Habitations: Tradition and Theological Construction
Brown's theory of tradition stands on its own as a significant contribution to the academic study of religions, but it also provides the framework for a challenging critique of contemporary American theologies--conservative, liberal, and radical -- and the basis for a novel understanding of the significance of the racial/ethnic, feminist, and class-identified theologies now emerging.
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